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The following is a list of textbooks and materials needed for VSI courses.  We recommend ordering your materials through a used textbook discount site of your choice. We have also provided publisher information if you prefer to order directly through them. Be sure to ask the publisher whether school discounts are available when ordering.  The books also have the designation of whether they are required for the course, or whether the instructor recommends them. (Revised: 08/20/2012)


Calculus

 

Calculus: Early Transcendentals, 8th edition

Required text. Need one per student plus one for the Facilitator.

Author: Anton, Bivens, and Davis
ISBN: 978-0-471-48238-3
 

Student Solutions Manual to accompany Calculus Early Transcendentals, Single Variable, Eighth Edition
Recommended one copy for class.

Author: Anton, Bivens, and Davis
ISBN: 978-0-471-67205-0
 

Ordering:

People's Education

1-800-822-1080 ext 372

299 Market Street

Saddlebrook, NJ 07663

Fax 201-712-0045


GRAPHING CALCULATORS: Students will need a graphing calculator for this course. The most preferred models are the Texas Instruments TI-83 (or TI-82, TI-84), TI-86 (or TI-85).

 

 

Chemistry

 

Chemistry: Molecules, Matter and Change. 4th Ed.
Required Text. Need one per student plus one for the Facilitator. The text is bundled with a student companion, CD and media book.
Author: Jones, Atkins
ISBN: 0-7167-4267-5

Study Guide/ Chemistry Molecules, Matter and Change
Recommended one copy for the facilitator. Same ordering procedure as with text.
ISBN: 0-7167-3255-6


Student Solutions Manual
Recommended one copy for the facilitator. Same ordering procedure as with text
ISBN: 0-7167-3437-0

Ordering:

VHPS
16365 James Madison Highway
Gordonsville, VA 22942
Telephone (888) 330-8477 or (540) 672-7600
Fax (800) 672-2054

Directions: You will need to set up an account with the company to receive the listed price. Please contact publisher for more information.

Molecular Model Kits: Molecular Visions
Recommended for modeling. One kit per three students.
ISBN: 0-9648837-1-6

 

Ordering:
Darling Models
PO Box 1818
Stow, Ohio 44224
(330) 688-2080 phone
(330) 688-5750 fax

Directions: Takes Corporate Credit Cards, call concerning orders and POs

 

 

College Algebra

 

College Algebra: Enhanced with Graphing Utilities. 4th Ed.

May use 1st, 2nd or 3rd editions also.
Required text. Need one per student plus one for the Facilitator
Author: Sullivan & Sullivan
ISBN: 0131491040 (4th Ed.)

    0130655929 (3rd Ed.)

    0130833355 (2nd Ed.)

Algebra Review
Required text. Need one per student plus one for facilitator.
Author: Sullivan, Murphy and Sullivan
ISBN: 0135906210
 

Ordering:

Prentice Hall

Customer Service: 1-800-223-1360
Will need to set up a new account.

 

GRAPHING CALCULATORS: Students will need a graphing calculator for this course. The most preferred models are the Texas Instruments TI-83 (or TI-82, TI-84), TI-86 (or TI-85).

 

 

World Civilization

Worlds Together Worlds Apart, 1000 to Present, 3rd edition
With Document Reader

Andre Lynch, High School Representative for W.W. Norton
AP/Honors Curriculum Specialist
Peoples Education
alynch@peoplesed.com

 



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